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2021 Porsche 911 Targa Travels Back in Time With 4S Heritage Edition

porsche-911-targa-4s-heritage-edition-OEM-01.jpg 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Edition | Manufacturer image

Following the reveal of the retro-styled 2021 911 Targa 4 and 4S, Porsche has recalled even more of its storied history with a new special edition, the 911 Targa 4S Heritage Edition. Based on the more powerful 911 Targa 4S, the Heritage Edition features exterior and interior styling inspired, as the name suggests, by Porsche’s heritage. The production run will be limited to 992 models — fitting for the 992 generation of the iconic sports car.

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Exterior

On the exterior, the Heritage Edition wears exclusive Cherry Metallic paint or a choice of four other colors, along with gold badges, white racing-inspired graphics, and a 1963 Porsche crest on the front luggage compartment and wheel hubs. The badge on the rear deck lid, meanwhile, is inspired by the one Porsche used to give to 356 models that surpassed 100,000 kilometers of driving (that’s around 62,000 miles, Americans). Staggered 20- and 21-inch wheels and classic-look brake calipers complete the retro-modern look outside.

Interior

The interior continues the classic-inspired theme with a two-tone look, using upholstery mixing either Bordeaux Red or black leather with beige olive-tanned leather. Corduroy seat and door trim evokes the 356, and the 1963 crest reappears on the steering wheel and front head restraints. A metal plaque on the dashboard displays the production number of the limited-edition car.

Engine and Transmission

Porsche hasn’t made any performance updates to the 911 Targa 4S’ 443-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine, and it can still be paired with either Porsche’s PDK dual-clutch eight-speed automatic transmission or a seven-speed manual.

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The Price of History

The Heritage Edition will have a starting price of $181,950 (including $1,350 destination fee) and can be optioned with features like Porsche’s Sport Chrono Package. The lucky 992 buyers will also have the exclusive privilege to spend an additional $14,000 to purchase a 911 Targa 4S Heritage Edition chronograph watch. The watch is also limited to 992 units and is only available for purchase by Heritage Edition owners.

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